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hi guys,

 

just wondering if the layer break setting set to L0 = 1913760

really needs to be done to burn the xbox 360 images.

 

up till now ive been using this setting, however

 

today i burnt an image and forgot to enter the layer break settings

and the game works fine in the 360 so im wondering if it actually

is needed at all ? the settings it was on at the time of burning

was Calculate Optimal.

 

cheers

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Yes, for X360 games the layer break must be at 1,913,760 sectors; however, if you burnt the image from the .dvd file (as you should :P) then that file told ImgBurn to set the layer break at 1,913,760 (open the .dvd file in Notepad and you'll see :)).

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there you go nice and easy answer, yes the .dvd file is always loaded ;)

 

i was curious all this time wether imgburn actually used this information in the .dvd file

which of now it seems it does, so i can infact leave it to the default settings and just

load the .dvd file from now on and bobs your uncle...

 

thanks for clearing that up :)

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If the layer break in the settings is manually set to a value, and that value isn't the same as the .dvd/.mds file, ImgBurn will warn you of the different values and won't start the burn, thus saving you from wasting a disc :)

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hi guys,

 

just wondering if the layer break setting set to L0 = 1913760

really needs to be done to burn the xbox 360 images.

 

up till now ive been using this setting, however

 

today i burnt an image and forgot to enter the layer break settings

and the game works fine in the 360 so im wondering if it actually

is needed at all ? the settings it was on at the time of burning

was Calculate Optimal.

 

cheers

what type of dvd burner do you have?

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  • 3 weeks later...

Hi guys. Right here goes. I've a game for 360 which i've downloaded and want to burn to disc for the mate that asked me to download as his disc is damaged.

 

1st off i know nothing about burning theses discs as i've already wasted 3 dual layered discs. I used Nero which from what i gather was 1st mistake. I have the iso of the game and a .dvd file. Nero or dvd decrypter will use the .dvd file, however ImgBurn will.

My 1st three attempts were basically run throughs and i just loaded img to nero and burned at slowest speed (4X).

 

My main question is if i load the .Dvd file using ImgBurn and burn the disc will it work. Its a USA game, region free. Also if anyone can point me to a comprehensive guide thats helps getting started with this sort of s**t. Any help appreciated guys, as you can imagine i don't want 3 failed burns to turn into 4 or 5.

 

Incidentally here's a list of my optical drives supported features as knowing my luck it'll have a support problem or something :)

 

Device Description ATAPI DVD A DH20A3H

Supported Disk Types

BD-ROM Not Supported

BD-R Not Supported

BD-RE Not Supported

HD DVD-ROM Not Supported

HD DVD-R Not Supported

HD DVD-RW Not Supported

DVD-ROM Read

DVD+R9 Dual Layer Read + Write

DVD+R Read + Write

DVD+RW Read + Write

DVD-R9 Dual Layer Read + Write

DVD-R Read + Write

DVD-RW Read + Write

DVD-RAM Read + Write

CD-ROM Read

CD-R Read + Write

CD-RW Read + Write

 

Optical Drive Features

Buffer Underrun Protection Supported

C2 Error Pointers Supported

CD+G Not Supported

CD-Text Supported

Hybrid Disc Not Supported

JustLink Supported

LabelFlash Not Supported

Layer-Jump Recording Supported

LightScribe Supported

Mount Rainier Not Supported

SMART Not Supported

CSS Supported

CPRM Supported

AACS Not Supported

VCPS Not Supported

BD CPS Not Supported

 

 

Once again guys thanks for any advice given, I'd really appreciate any help with this

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Put it this way, if it doesn't work, it won't be anything to do with ImgBurn.

 

Your drive is fine.

 

Make sure the firmware on it is up-to-date and that you're using decent quality double layer discs - which basically means Verbatim 2.4x DVD+R DL (MKM-001-00 dye) made in Singapore.

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